VERY SCARCE PRESENTATION FIRST EDITION OF SHERWOOD’S PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING DRAMA, THERE SHALL BE NO NIGHT, INSCRIBED AT LENGTH BY SHERWOOD, “PROBABLY THE BEST OF MY PLAYS… BRINGING ABOUT MY CLOSE FRIENDSHIP AND ASSOCIATION WITH PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT”
(ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.) SHERWOOD, Robert E. There Shall Be No Night. New York, 1940.
First edition of Sherwood’s powerful WWII drama, awarded the 1941 Pulitzer Prize, an exceptional presentation copy inscribed on the half title by him, reading in part: “For J—- M—- —Dear Mr. M—-, This is probably the best of my plays… Incidentally, this play was a factor in bringing about my close friendship and association with President Roosevelt later in 1940. With best regards, Robert E. Sherwood, March 1952.” $2,500.00$1,750.00